|Y.P.D. Officers||Y.P.D. Advisors|
|President||Sis. Morgan Montgomery|
|Treasurer||Sis Nichelle Allen|
|Recording Secretary||Sis. Rachael Thomas|
|Worship Leader||Bro. Michael Bradley|
|Communications Secretary||Bro. Carlton Jones|
The YOUNG PEOPLE’S AND CHILDREN’S DIVISION (Y.P.D.) is a youth organization, established in October 1915, under the auspices of the Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Y.P.D. units may be found in most local churches throughout the connection. The Y.P.D. membership is estimated at over 100,000.
YPD Purpose: The purpose of this division of the Women’s Missionary Society is to provide meaningful youth training programs in all areas of church life. Also to provide specific training in evangelism, Christian social relations and educational programs designed to increase knowledge of the A.M.E church’s history and provide leadership experience.
YPD Pledge: I pledge my willing and untiring service to all efforts of the Young People’s and Children’s Division to aid the needy and suffering people, regardless of race, color or creed. I further pledge to take the Bible as my guide, to aid my church, and to attend meetings regularly. In all these tasks I seek the Savior’s guidance.
YPD Motto: “Grow, Glow, and Go for Christ”.
YPD Colors: Forest green is symbolic of growth and Christian vitality; white represents purity, light, and faith.
YPD Divisions structure: Mother Sunbeams, 2-6 years old; Allen Stars, 7-12 years old; Youth Auxiliary 13-17 years old; and Young Adults, 18-26 years old.
After age 26 young adults are encouraged to participate in the senior WMS.
YPD Meetings: 3rd Saturday, 11:00-1:00 p.m.